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The Inspiration Collection
Three writers pay homage to their unlikely influences. The music of Shostakovich gave Stephen Johnson a reason for living after struggling with bipolar disorder; Alison Leslie Gold wrote her way out of alcoholism under the benign influence of Miep Gies, the woman who sheltered the Anne Frank family; and the madcap ideas of William Burroughs inspired the eminent neurologist A.J. Lees to find new treatments for Parkinson’s Disease.
Attention! A Short History
A dazzling meditation on the philosophical, scientific, and historical roots of attention, an attempt to pin down this elusive state of being.
Unique Books and Literary Gifts for the Curious Reader
Immensely readable essays… As riveting as short stories, with arresting openings, sculptured scenes worthy of fiction… and haunting conclusions that resonate… Delightful.
The New York Times
A loose sally of the mind. An irregular indigested piece not a regular and orderly composition. – Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784)
NHE offers a home for the essay, rooting out the most original essays both by classic essayists and by contemporary writers stretching and playing with its form.
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